“Raising awareness on the sustainability of artificial intelligence”


The Sustainable AI Lab brings together researchers from various backgrounds to conduct projects aimed at:

- measuring & assessing the environmental impact of AI
- ways of making AI systems more sustainable
- directing AI towards the sustainable development goals

The Sustainable AI Lab is an initiative of Aimee van Wynsberghe, director of Bonn University’s Institute of Science and Ethics, and the result of her 
Humboldt Professorship for Applied Ethics of AI, which was awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


Video material:

  • Promotion video about the Humboldt Professorship (YouTube)
  • Interview with Aimee van Wynsberghe explaining what Sustainable AI means to her (YouTube)


Latest news:


  • Bonn Sustainable AI Lab at COP 27
    The Sustainable AI Lab will host an interdisciplinary and interactive discussion exploring the ways AI is re-shaping common goods, such as public space and state-society relations.
    The event takes place at COP 27 on 15 November 2022 at 14:30 and will be livestremed on YouTube.
    Click here to watch the livestream.

  • Call for papers
    Bonn Sustainable AI conference 2023:
    "Sustainable AI Across Borders"

    Deadline for abstract submission: January 15th 2023
    Conference: May 30th to June 1st 2023


    Visit the conference website for more information:
    www.sustainable-ai-conference.eu